Kurt Busch, Stewart-Haas Racing
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:58:27 -0700
Stewart-Haas Racing and driver Kurt Busch were penalized 10 points by NASCAR Tuesday, July 8, after a technical infraction was discovered after the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. Officials also fined crew chief Daniel Knost $10,000.
Sat, 07 Jun 2014 20:36:37 -0700
Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kurt Busch posted the second fastest lap time in practice Saturday, June 7, at Pocono Raceway at 175.545 mph, while teammate and owner Tony Stewart was fourth-fastest at 175.370 mph. Even Danica Patrick was fast, posting the 11th-fastest lap speed at 174.206 mph.
Fantasy Tip: The SHR cars looked fast Saturday, and might be each be fantastic fantasy options. Harvick has never won at Pocono in his career, but he does have tremendous 14.1 Average Finish Position in 26 career starts at the Tricky Triangle. Busch has two wins at Long Pond, and he has managed 16 Top 20 finishes in 25 career starts.
Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:07:15 -0700
Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kurt Busch finished second in qualifying Friday, June 6, and will start on the front row for the Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway Sunday, June 8.
Mon, 26 May 2014 18:41:29 -0700
Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kurt Busch made it to the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Sunday, May 25, well in time for the start of the race after running in the 98th annual Indianapolis 500 earlier in the day. He finished sixth at Indy, and was attempting to race 1,100 miles in a single day. He was forced out of the Coca-Cola 600 earlier after blowing an engine on Lap 271 of 400. "Those things happen in motorsports. It was a good battle, though. I was hoping to do 1,100 miles today. I can't let what happened here dampen the mood of what happened up in Indianapolis," Busch said.
Sat, 17 May 2014 17:37:49 -0700
Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kurt Busch posted the ninth-fastest lap in qualifying for the All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday, May 17. His day started at practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway before he flew back to North Carolina to hop behind the wheel of his stock car.
Wed, 14 May 2014 19:24:49 -0700
Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kurt Busch will have driver Parker Kligerman on standby for the next two weekends at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch is looking to become just the fourth driver to compete in both the Coca-Cola 600 Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte, and the Indianapolis 500 on the same day. Kligerman will take his first turns in the No. 41 car Friday, May 16, as Busch misses practice due to a conflict with practice at Indianapolis.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:52:11 -0800
Furniture Row Racing driver Kurt Busch will attempt to compete in the Indianapolis 500 and Sprint Cup's Coca-Cola 600 on the same day May 25.
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:43:56 -0800
Chip Ganassi Racing has had preliminary discussions with Furniture Row Racing driver Kurt Busch about driving in the Indianapolis 500 this year. "I've talked to him," team president Steve Lauletta said. "I don't know if it's going to work for us. We haven't gotten to a point where we know if we can run a fifth car for the Indy 500. If we did that, then we'd be able to have a more detailed conversation. But we haven't made that decision yet." Busch's first choice is to partner with Andretti Autosport because he tested with them last year.
Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:12:01 -0800
Updating a previous report, Furniture Row Racing driver Kurt Busch said his chances are at "70 percent" that he will race in the Indianapolis 500 this year. "It's actually grabbed better traction the last couple of weeks, it's gotten me more excited," Busch said. "The teams that are showing interest, the sponsors and the opportunity is there. I think we've even rounded up some partners that will make transportation better."
Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:39:31 -0800
Furniture Row Racing driver Kurt Busch is considering making his last attempt to enter the Indianapolis 500 this year. He would become the first driver since Robby Gordon in 2004 to run both the Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 on the same day on Memorial Day weekend.
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